KDDi has released the Toshiba Sportio mobile phone that has a motion sensor counts the calories burned in a workout. Available in orange, white, black, red and green, the phones comes equipped with a 2.2 inch TFT (240 x 320), 2MP camera, GPS and 1 Seg Tuner. The handset also features GPS to read your jogging route along with average speed and running logs. Measuring 52mm × 93mm × 13.7mm and weighing 86grams, the Toshiba Sportio is compatible Bluetooth headphones with the ‘BEAT RUN’ function which adjusts the tempo as per your workout. [Newlaunches]
Toshiba is dropping the new Cosmic Shiner handset which is a better version of the FanFun 815T cell phone with studded diamonds. There will only be about 1,000 of these being issued through an invitation-only scheme, and perhaps benefit from a Prestige Gold membership service. Each phone will be going for $4,000. [BornRich]
Japan will be launching a new phone by Toshiba inspired by the Japanese cartoon Transformers. There’s no specs revealed so far or release/price info. Stay tuned for more updates. [Akihabara]
Emobile will release some new phones in the Spring collection: the Toshiba H11T and the HTC S11HT. Both are HSDPA phones, the H11T features a 3.2MPx digicam, bluetooth, audio/video player, microSD port. The S11HT comes with a 3MPx digital camera, 2.8 inches screen, windows mobile 6, GPS, bluetooth, and a microSD port. No word on prices or when these will drop. [Akihabara] More
Toshiba will release a new smart phone called the G810 which is a Windows Mobile 6 device that features support for HSDPA and HSUPA, along with built-in GPS and A-GPS, WiFi and Bluetooth along with a 2.8-inch QVGA touch screen, a 3 megapixel camera, a microSD card slot for expansion and an FM radio. No word on pricing, but the Portege should hit Europe the 2nd quarter of 08.
The Toshiba 911T by Softbank has been unlocked and is compatible with WCDMA networks. It comes with a 3.2 megapixel camera with autofocus and video capture ability, a 3″ 480 x 800 display and Bluetooth A2DP support. However the following features probably wont work such as GPS, 1Seg DMB, Felica e-money, and the internet.